July 2020

Burek - Spinach and Feta Cheese Rolls recip

Borek (Spinach and Feta Cheese Rolls)

25 min prep time, 20 min baking time, makes 15 rolls

Burek is a savory pastry that has roots in Ottoman cuisine and is often made with a spinach and feta cheese filling. Very similar to spanakopita from Greece, the filling is commonly wrapped in a flaky and buttery phyllo dough and topped with sesame seeds. Vegetarian friendly and delicious, burek makes for the perfect party appetizer, or alternatively can be served as a light dinner.

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Vinaigrette - Russian Beet Salad recipe

Vinaigrette (Russian Beet Salad)

1 hr cooking time, 30 min prep time, serves 8 people

Vinaigrette or Beet Salad is a common dish in Russian cuisine, but is also served in many other former Soviet states. It includes cooked or oven roasted vegetables diced into small pieces, chopped onions, sauerkraut, and brined pickles. Other ingredients, such as green peas or beans are popular in vinaigrette as well.

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Lamb Chops with Rice recipe

Grilled Lamb Chops with Basmati Rice

15 min prep time, 1-2 hr rest time, 1 hr cooking time, serves 8 people

When you need a super fast weeknight dinner, or you’re celebrating something special, lamb chops are the way to go. They are easy to make and offer a delicious alternative to beef, especially when marinated. Combined with rice, dried apricots and raisins, you have an easy and well balanced meal full of flavor. We recommend eating the lamb chops with pomegranate molasses for a true Middle Eastern food experience.

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cabbage salad recipe

Cabbage Salad

1.5 hr prep time, serves 6 people

Cabbage salad is a classic side dish, and a must have for any backyard barbecue. It’s simple to make, with just a few easy to find ingredients. The vinegar based dressing is sweet, tangy, and vibrant, pairing well with a variety of main dishes. Serve with fish, chicken, or beef.

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Apple Walnut Strudel

20 min prep time, 30 min baking time, serves 6 people

Apple Walnut Strudel is one of my favorite and easiest dessert recipes. It makes for a great Fall dessert, but you can serve it any time of the year. It’s sure to impress friends and family alike, making them come back for seconds!

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Bean and Mushroom Salad recipe

Bean and Mushroom Salad

20 min prep time, serves 6 people

This Bean and Mushroom salad packs a ton of flavor all while providing vital nutrients like protein, complex carbohydrates, folate, iron, and fiber. In just one cup of cooked beans there are 13 grams of fiber. Start your day off right with a boost of energy from this bean and mushroom salad recipe!

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chicken empanada recipe

Chicken Empanadas

30 min prep time, 25 min baking time, serves 10 people

Experience a delicious burst of flavor when you try these Chicken Empanadas. The shredded chicken, potatoes, and onions are complimented extremely well by the healthy vegetables, garlic, and spices. You won’t believe how good it is until you take a bite into the hearty and savory filling. Enjoy our simple tasty chicken empanada recipe!

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banana walnut bundt cake recipe

Banana Bundt Cake

15 min prep time, 40 min baking time, serves 6 people This Banana Bundt cake is soft and flavorful – made with overripe bananas, crunchy walnuts, and sweet raisins. It’s a simple tasty recipe that’s quick and easy to make! Ingredients 3 bananas 3 eggs 1.5 cups flour 1 cup walnuts, chopped 1 cup raisins

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pepper steak recipe

Pepper Steak Stir Fry

15 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 5 people

If you have a taste for an Asian dish that’s not both easy to make and healthier than takeout, you can make Pepper Steak Stir Fry in the comfort of your own home. This dish is a combination of sautéed bell peppers, browned steak, and savory sauce with just the hint of sweetness.

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cheese cake recipe

Cheese Cake with Farmer Cheese

15 min prep time, 25 min baking time, serves 6 people

This cheese cake recipe, consisting of little cheese cakes made from farmer cheese, originates from Eastern Europe. Unlike most cheese cakes which have a creamy consistency, farmer cheese creates a soft muffin-like consistency but without the use of flour. If no farmer cheese is available, ricotta is a great alternative.

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Stuffed Peppers reciep

Stuffed Peppers

1 hr cooking time, serves 4 people Stuffed Peppers are common among many cuisines. This recipe consists of hollowed out peppers filled with onions, ground beef, cheese, and a variety of spices. Depending on your taste though, it can include other meats, vegetables, sauces, and rice. Ingredients 2.5 lbs ground beef 2 large onion, grated/shredded

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Mango Avocado Salad recipe

Mango Avocado Salad

20 min prep time, serves 4 people This Mango Avocado Salad is fresh, colorful, and full of flavor. Packed with sweet mango, creamy avocado, crunchy vegetables, and just a touch of lime, it’s like no other salad you’ve tasted. We recommend eating this salad with grilled meat or fish. Ingredients 2 mangos 2 avocado 1

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